Fraserburgh gym receives national nomination

Fraserburgh Fitness Centre
Fraserburgh Fitness Centre

A Broch gym has been short-listed for a national award where the ceremony will be hosted by former world boxing champion Ricky Hatton.

Fraserburgh Fitness Centre has been nominated in the Lifetime Achievement Award category ay the National Fitness Awards.

Albert Ross, Chairman and Founder of the Fraserburgh Fitness Centre, said: “The success of the Fraserburgh Fitness Center is due to the many volunteers who give up their time to ensure the community of Fraserburgh receives the very best in Fitness Facilities to enhance their sporting activities to the maximum.

“Our club operates a variety of fitness activities and a state of the art gym alongside one of the best Martial Arts Academies in Scotland.”

The annual awards, organised by fitness magazine Workout, recognises excellence and achievements in gyms throughout the UK.

The Broch centre will now compete against seven other gyms for the Lifetime Achievement award.

The winner will be announced on December 2 at an awards ceremony at The Athena in Leicester which Ricky Hatton and award-winning personal trainer and The Apprentice star Katie Bulmer-Cooke will host.

Mr Ross said: “It has been very rewarding personally for me to see our members enjoying the great facility we have built over the past twelve years and development still continues in the shape of the new three Squash court development project which is well on the way to fruition.

“This latest phase will bring Squash back to Fraserburgh and will catapult Fraserburgh forward as a center of excellence for Squash in the North East.”

Judith Halkerston, the Awards director, said: “The quality and quantity of National Fitness Awards’ entries just keep improving year on year and everyone who has been shortlisted this year should be really proud of their achievement so far.”